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Brazilian Carrot Rice
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
This is one of the easiest ways to make plain white rice a bit more interesting and flavorful.
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 156 kcal
  • ½ cup grated carrot (about ½ small carrot)
  • 1 cup rice
  • ½ onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp oil
  • ½ tbsp butter
  • Salt to taste
  1. In a small pot over medium heat, heat the oil. Toss the minced garlic and onion cut into tiny cubes. Cook for a minute until fragrant.
  2. Add the grated carrot and rice. Stir and pour 2 cups of water. Season with salt and bring it to a boil. Then lower the heat to low and simmer for 10 - 15 minutes covered with a lid.

  3. When the water is completely evaporated, take the rice out of the stove and add the butter. Fluff the rice with a fork and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Brazilian Carrot Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 156 Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.6g9%
Saturated Fat 2.6g16%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.7g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 91mg4%
Potassium 82mg2%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 0.8g3%
Sugar 0.8g1%
Protein 2.3g5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.